The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Corona (Steamboat), U125091, 28 Apr 1870

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Goodrich's new steamer CORONA which was built to run between Chicago and St. Joseph arrived yesterday. Her measurements are - Keel, 176' x 27, overall 184' x 44'. She has the machinery formerly in the COMET.
      There are 42 staterooms accommodaring about 150 persons. Forward on the upper deck is the dining saloon. The nursery is aft on the main deck. The wood-work in the cabin is of pine, painted white. The moulding and carving are of a beautiful design. The cabin is carpeted with Brussels carpet. The CORONA has a black hull with white upper works. She cost $75,000.
      Chicago Republican
      April 26, 1870

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      The new stm. CORONA, of the Goodrich Line arrived at Chicago on Monday, from Milwaukee, where she has been fitting out. The CORONA is about the same size as the ORIENT, having 2 spacious saloons, and 42 staterooms. Her length over all is 184 ft.; keel, 176 ft.; beam 27 ft.; hold 10 ft.; tonnage 470.23. She has the machinery of the COMET. Her keel was laid last June. Her boiler is 9 x 18 ft. The CORONA was built by G.S. Rand, at Manitowoc, and was launched last November. She will run between Chicago and St. Joseph. - Det. Post.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 28, 1870 3-4

Steam paddle CORONA. U. S. No. 125091. Of 470 tons gross; 373 tons net. Built Manitowox, Wis., 1870. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 172.0 x 45.5 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898

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Corona (Steamboat), U125091, 28 Apr 1870